English Language and Global Training

  • ESL Summer Short Term Programs

    TOEFL Preparation Program

    You will practice TOEFL-specific skills utilizing real TOEFL materials. You will learn how to achieve a high score on the TOEFL test, through the instructor's use of TOEFL practice tests and practice questions that focus on the TOEFL reading, writing, speaking, and listening sections. Our instructors also teach essential test-taking strategies that include time-management and question management. Instructors provide individualized help during class on needed areas of improvement based on your English skills, and practice test scores on each section.

    •  Learn: increase your chance of success with the TOEFL test
    •  Discover: Erie, Pennsylvania's 4th largest city with its lake, beaches, shopping and more
    •  Travel:  Tentative locations include Niagara Falls and Washington D.C.
    •  Arrival and Orientation: July 22, 2018
    •  3 week intensive: July 23 - August 10, 2018
    • Departure: August 11, 2018

    English Language and American Culture Program

    Enroll in this exciting, 3-week program to improve your English and learn about American culture. Spend the mornings building your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills, while learning about culture. In the afternoons, take trips to explore historic and cultural sites in Erie, PA and its surrounding region.

    •  Learn: About the American Culture while strengthening your language skills
    •  Discover: Erie, Pennsylvania's 4th largest city with its lake, beaches, shopping and more
    •  Travel:  Tentative locations include Niagara Falls and Washington D.C.
    •  Arrival and Orientation: July 22, 2018
    •  3 week intensive: July 23 - August 10, 2018
    • Departure: August 11, 2018

     

    Program Cost

    Basic Program for $3,000 includes: 

    • Transportation between Campus and the Erie International Airport 
    • English Language Classes (5.5 hours per day, 5 days per week) 
    • On-Campus Accommodation
    • 3 Meals per Day + Refreshments
    • Daily activities in the Erie community and beyond (transportation included)
    • Weekend trip to Niagara Falls (includes transportation, lodging, meals, and entrance fees to exhibits)
    • Weekend trip to Washington D.C. (includes transportation, lodging, meals, and entrance fees to exhibits) 

    Program Plus for $3,500 includes: 

    In addition to the Basic Program, participants will have the option to participate in one of the following tracks:

    • Microsoft Office Introduction and Seminar
    • Soccer Training Camp
    • Volleyball Training Camp
    • Swimming Training Camp

     

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    Mission Statement

    Gannon University's Office of English Language and Global Training prepares non-native speakers to achieve language competency necessary to succeed in an English language curriculum at the post-secondary level.  Through its academic programming, as well as the specialized services it provides to English language learners, this office echoes the University's mission by its commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service, and by preparing its students to become global citizens.

    The Office of English Language and Global Training guides international students in their cultural adjustment to the United States by creating and supporting a professional and respectful learning environment, through which students simultaneously develop and strengthen their language ability, academic skills and intercultural competence.

     

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  • English Language and Global Training

    Phone: 814-871-7992
    Toll Free: 1-800-426-6668

    Office Location:
    Beyer Hall, Fourth Floor
    628 Peach St.

    Email: esl@gannon.edu